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08-27-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,941
Posted By ntnyln

I always let my Quarq be the driver of the power...

I always let my Quarq be the driver of the power so that everything is equal indoors and out. I think the data is just cleaner in the end if you go inside and out.
08-07-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,941
Posted By ntnyln

According to Zwift Insider, they aren't allowing...

According to Zwift Insider, they aren't allowing it in races for that reason.

Steering will be disabled for all events by default, since it gives racers an unfair advantage. But event organizers...
07-14-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,565
Posted By ntnyln

1-2 depending on where I am in the block and...

1-2 depending on where I am in the block and always on the weekend. Sundays are 90% ~3hrs+. On the big weeks of the block, I'll do long rides both days. Saturday would be usually 1.5-2hr workout and...
04-14-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

So jealous. When I lived in the Bay Area, HMB to...

So jealous. When I lived in the Bay Area, HMB to SC and back was my traditional long Sunday ride. Tailwind and ocean view on the way down. Headwind and ocean view on the way back. I miss that ride a...
03-30-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

It was a bit hard to follow sometimes with the...

It was a bit hard to follow sometimes with the subtitles and back and forth, but I was impressed how they didn't hide much. They all seemed fairly honest about their thoughts and opinions for the...
03-28-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,941
Posted By ntnyln

I had a group ride on my schedule so I did my...

I had a group ride on my schedule so I did my second ever Zwift group ride this morning, stage 5 of the Tour of Watopia. It took me way too long to get used to riding in a virtual peloton.
03-26-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,941
Posted By ntnyln

Dan Burns (the one with the monkey in blue on a...

Dan Burns (the one with the monkey in blue on a bike for an avatar)

I'm usually on between 5-5:30 am EST. Most days I'm doing a workout imported from Training Peaks with the occasional free ride...
03-24-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

My coach and I talked about the season plan...

My coach and I talked about the season plan yesterday. I had a "B" race (stage race) near the end of June with an "A" race the beginning of August (stage race or masters TT nat's depending on...
02-04-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By ntnyln

Thanks all. I'll be there for a conference and my...

Thanks all. I'll be there for a conference and my time will be limited, so it looks like gym bike for me.
02-03-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,878
Posted By ntnyln

BOOM! Went from being a few points short to being...

BOOM! Went from being a few points short to being 20 pts over.

The following request to change your USA/Road category has been approved and processed by USA Cycling:
ntnyln - 2020-02-03 8:59...
02-03-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By ntnyln

Riding in Downtown San Diego

I'm going to be spending a few days in San Diego at the Marriott Marina in March. Does anyone know if there is any riding (1-1.5 hr max training/interval rides) from down there that would make it...
02-02-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,878
Posted By ntnyln

GC follows the same table as the individual...

GC follows the same table as the individual stages. TT stages/races still don't earn points.
01-29-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,878
Posted By ntnyln

In the big picture I see it as an unfortunately...

In the big picture I see it as an unfortunately necessary step to address the log jam and increased dropout rate due to the frustration of a lack of progression that is caused by fewer races on the...
01-03-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 300,330
Posted By ntnyln

I'll second this. KOM's are mostly about raw...

I'll second this. KOM's are mostly about raw horsepower or as topflightpro pointed out, some thoughtful coordination. Racing and beating those who show up more often than not takes racecraft and...
10-03-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 300,330
Posted By ntnyln

I wonder if this has anything to do with it being...

I wonder if this has anything to do with it being a Ptap and service being lost in the purchase. I've had quarqs for 6 years and currently own 5 of them and have never had anything but great service...
09-04-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,255
Posted By ntnyln

I have an original Kickr and an original Neo that...

I have an original Kickr and an original Neo that I do the majority of my training on (road bike on Neo and TT bike on Kickr). The new Kickr's have had some big production issues that make buying a...
07-02-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,724
Posted By ntnyln

I agree 100%. I just went through this exact...

I agree 100%. I just went through this exact scenario. I talked to the old coach about it, but it ultimately wasn't his style and it stressed me out and made me dislike my bike. Great guy, but not a...
06-28-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 442,508
Posted By ntnyln

A summary I wrote on another board: I've...

A summary I wrote on another board:

I've been using it since last July and have been pretty happy with it. I have dramatically improved my sleep time and have a much greater focus on recovery than...
03-07-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,138
Posted By ntnyln

Ditto, but we start ramping up in April. Spring...

Ditto, but we start ramping up in April. Spring is coming!
03-07-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 151,076
Posted By ntnyln

I'm just really starting to dig into TT'ing, so...

I'm just really starting to dig into TT'ing, so take my advice for what it's worth. The elevation can make a difference, but I've found that power can be highly variable depending on the course, but...
02-13-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,909
Posted By ntnyln

Congrats TMonk! Great racing to start the season.

Congrats TMonk! Great racing to start the season.
12-07-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5,908
Views: 442,508
Posted By ntnyln

Of the higher end, the Tacx Neo is the only one...

Of the higher end, the Tacx Neo is the only one that works without power. The rest are just a big weight and once you get the flywheel moving, there is no real resistance without power. From a...
11-03-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 672,969
Posted By ntnyln

Nice work on the surgery. Just a heads up, the...

Nice work on the surgery. Just a heads up, the one and only issue I've ever had with my Quarq's is when I messed with the battery casing. If it spins at all, your data will be inconsistent/wrong....
09-11-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

This. Doing bodyweight stuff with some higher...

This. Doing bodyweight stuff with some higher reps for adaptation right now. Going to try to lose a few though this offseason rather than gain. Weight is ok (~158 @ 5'7"), but I just felt better when...
08-03-18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 20,897
Posted By ntnyln

My guess would be shared wheels on the...

My guess would be shared wheels on the amateur/rec level. By having disk road and TT it removes one more objection to overcome in the sale. It's a niche for sure, but if your going to develop disc...
08-01-18, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 123,057
Posted By ntnyln

Remember to only share the pointy elbow secret...

Remember to only share the pointy elbow secret handshake with the true believers!
08-01-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

I've been doing a horrible job managing training...

I've been doing a horrible job managing training and life (work really because I don't have any other kind of life) stress and because I have more dollars than sense, I've jumped on the Whoop...
07-30-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 123,057
Posted By ntnyln

With the caveat that I'm a Froome fan, I don't...

With the caveat that I'm a Froome fan, I don't see it as greedy. I see it as pushing yourself to the limit and seeing what your made of. Everyone was complaining after Lance set up the one race a...
07-14-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By ntnyln

I bought a mtn bike a few years ago and have...

I bought a mtn bike a few years ago and have ridden it all of 6 times. I had fun on those rides, but had no skills (I had to have a wheels repaired after one of those rides), so I just signed up for...
07-04-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 123,057
Posted By ntnyln

I've read somewhere before that someone from Sky,...

I've read somewhere before that someone from Sky, not sure if rider or staff, said the money makes a huge difference in being able to afford more support staff than other teams and not in spending...
06-27-18, 11:54 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 45,400
Posted By ntnyln

Another option would be to stop getting lapped so...

Another option would be to stop getting lapped so much. Just saying.
06-27-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 300,330
Posted By ntnyln

Thanks kensuf and topflightpro. I'm looking at a...

Thanks kensuf and topflightpro. I'm looking at a week and was thinking holding up in one place as a base camp, but now I'm thinking I might have to do a few nights in different places over the course...
06-27-18, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 300,330
Posted By ntnyln

Anyone in Asheville, NC? I'm trying to figure out...

Anyone in Asheville, NC? I'm trying to figure out my getaway this summer and I hear there is some great riding there.
06-21-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

I heard somewhere that velonews may have done...

I heard somewhere that velonews may have done one. Not sure though, you should check their site.
06-20-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

Ha ha! I guess i should read all of the posts...

Ha ha! I guess i should read all of the posts while I warm up. Not sure how i missed that.
06-20-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

Interesting article on warming up. I was thinking...

Interesting article on warming up. I was thinking about this over the weekend with a 10k TT and settled on a middling time and effort, especially with a 75 mi RR in my legs from the day before....
06-19-18, 05:57 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 45,400
Posted By ntnyln

The gravel made the road race completely...

The gravel made the road race completely different that last year. It definitely turned it up a notch. That was nothing compared to the slip and slide addition to corner 3 on the crit. That corner is...
06-18-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 45,400
Posted By ntnyln

Which race did you do? I was at the Tour of...

Which race did you do? I was at the Tour of Washington County. I agree with 1,2 and part of 3. There are still some skinny guys here. Having lived in SF for 10 years I was used to 6k elevation in a...
06-10-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 45,400
Posted By ntnyln

Congrats caloso and great team racing mattm!

Congrats caloso and great team racing mattm!
06-09-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 45,400
Posted By ntnyln

Congrats furiousferret!

Congrats furiousferret!
06-05-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

I struggled all spring on the TT bike and the...

I struggled all spring on the TT bike and the first stage race is coming up so I was worried. Power was 50 watts lower than what I hit in my final TT last season but overall power was up. I rode like...
06-05-18, 05:08 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 45,400
Posted By ntnyln

Glad you're ok. I raced in the morning and hadn't...

Glad you're ok. I raced in the morning and hadn't heard of either crash. We managed that descent this year but I remember last year when a guy got speed wobbles on the first lap on that stretch so I...
06-03-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 45,400
Posted By ntnyln

Impressive! Congrats.

Impressive! Congrats.
06-01-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 123,057
Posted By ntnyln

Peak CTL of 192 and 1800 TSS weeks for 3 weeks......

Peak CTL of 192 and 1800 TSS weeks for 3 weeks...

https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/joe-dombrowski-giro-ditalia-power-files/
06-01-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

Nice! That's my white whale at the moment.

Nice! That's my white whale at the moment.
05-29-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,209
Posted By ntnyln

I'm mixed depending on the type of race but lean...

I'm mixed depending on the type of race but lean more towards warming up as I get older. Crits longer with a few hard efforts and RR I spin around with a few pops just in case. I learned my lesson in...
05-26-18, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 300,330
Posted By ntnyln

I've been thinking about the varia since they...

I've been thinking about the varia since they announced the new form factor. I thought along the lines of rankin116 but the more I've thought and read about it, I would think that it would be perfect...
05-25-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,471
Views: 672,969
Posted By ntnyln

N=4, but I've been a fan, I have 4 Quarq's.: 3...

N=4, but I've been a fan, I have 4 Quarq's.: 3 Elsa's that I have had since 2013 and one of the new Specialized Dzero's that I've had since March. They are all consistent and have been robust. The...
05-24-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By ntnyln

You need to learn to break the right bones. I did...

You need to learn to break the right bones. I did the whole cast thing when I was in like 3rd grade and realized how much putting a bread bag around it to keep it dry in the middle of summer sucked....
05-17-18, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 880,001
Posted By ntnyln

There's a whole bunch of win in there. It's so...

There's a whole bunch of win in there. It's so great you want to you son to have that connection.
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